One of the UK’s most popular high street restaurant chains is making a major change to its menu. Fans of Wagamama will see a brand new, mouth-watering brunch menu added to its extensive Asian menu for the first time.

Arriving in selected restaurants across the country from Wednesday, July 17, foodies will be able to get their hands on a menu featuring elements from all-time Wagamama favourites with a breakfast twist, through to exciting new takes on brunch classics. The brunch menu will be available across 22 locations in London, and the North and South of the country, served between 8.30am and 11.30am.

Customers will be able to indulge in a choice of either small plates, larger plates or sharers for the bench. Highlights include the chicken katsu waffle, bringing together two iconic dishes, the waffle and katsu chicken, featuring a perfectly golden-brown waffle topped with Wagamama’s infamous crispy panko-crusted chicken.

Or customers can choose a savoury or sweet topping for their waffle, opting for either the classic katsu sauce or a miso caramel vegan ice cream with rich toffee sauce. For a plant-based alternative, wagamama will serve up delightfully indulgent banana katsu waffles, for a sweet, soft and crunchy dish.

Inspired by its customer demand for bao buns, Wagamama has worked on a series of ‘morning baos’. The fluffy buns are filled with a choice of bacon, sausage, vegan bacon or vegan sausage.

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The menu launches in selected wagamama restaurants on July 17 (Image: wagamama/James Moyle)

The menu will also include moreish sides, such as the crispy Japanese-style corn fritters and bold, flavourful bang bang hash browns. Perfect for sharing so that everyone gets a taste.

Wagamama will also be adding a collection of new drinks to its brunch menu as well, including cocktails and mocktails. Highlights include a breakfast in Tokyo, a sweet and zesty papaya gin with a blood orange and a yuzu sherbet kick, topped with prosecco and a spicy mary, their take on a classic served with haku vodka, soy, teriyaki and spices (also available as a mocktail).

The menu also includes mindful mocktails including the fiery spiced plum, orange and ginger juice and an espresso coke to which customers can add a scoop of miso caramel vegan ice cream. But if you’re more of a coffee fan, Wagamama is teaming up with London-born coffee brand, Grind, to bring you lattes and americanos galore.

In July, Wagamama and Grind will be going on the road with the ‘Grind bus’. Wagamama also continues to partner with Jenki, with the delicious new matcha latte and the iced strawberry and matcha latte.

If guests are wanting something a little lighter, they can find the refreshing, revitalising açaí bowls with fresh fruit, toasted soya wow butter and crunchy granola. Also available, is a creamy chia and coconut overnight oats topped with nourishing mandarin and sour cherry.

Kay Bartlett, Chief Marketing Officer said, “We’ve seen an increase in consumer demand for an all-day dining offering and appetite for brunch dishes. This announcement is in response to that, and we’re thrilled to introduce our Wagamama take on brunch.

“The decision to open our restaurants at 8.30am has involved a great amount of hard work and dedication from our brilliant teams and we’re all really proud and excited about this latest round of innovation and chapter in the Wagamama story.”

Wagamama’s brunch menu will be available at:

London

  • Bankside
  • Battersea Power Station
  • Bromley
  • Camden
  • Covent Garden
  • Kingston
  • Royal Festival Hall/Southbank
  • Wimbledon

South

  • Ashford Designer Outlet
  • Bristol Clifton
  • Cardiff Library
  • Dorchester
  • Guildford
  • Horsham
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • St Albans

North

  • Birmingham Brindley Place
  • Bolton
  • East Midlands Designer Outlet
  • Nottingham West Bridgford
  • Sheffield Meadowhall
  • Teesside

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